This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Stack-based buffer overflow in socat 126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52 and
2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b6 allows local users to cause a denial of
service (segmentation fault) via a long server name in the
PROXY-CONNECT address in the command line. (CVE-2014-0019)
See also :
Run 'yum update socat' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72948 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0019